The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Second Lieutenant D M Cleland-Hollamby




Photograph by "julia&keld"

Inscription - Dearly loved youngest son of H.C and M.S. Hollamby "Into thy hands oh Lord"

Second Lieutenant Douglas MacDonald CLELAND-HOLLAMBY, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (Royal Flying Corps), killed,  22nd August 1917, age 31.

18th October 1885, born Liphook, Surrey, son of Henry Charles &  Margaret Susanna Hollamby, of 101, Tressillian Road, Brockley, London.

1911 Census - 152 Rosendale Road, West Dulwich, Lambeth - Douglas MacDonald Cleland-Hollamby, head, age 24, single, patent medicine assistant, born Liphook, Surrey; Paul E Church, boarder, age 24, single, clerical duties, born Clapham; Maud Taylor, visitor, age 21, single, house duties, born Leeds; Millicent Ambler, visitor, age 19, single, house duties, born Leeds.

1916, March Quarter, Kensington Registration District, married Alice Julia Race.

22nd August 1917, Fatal Air Crash - B.E.2e B4411, 19 TS Hounslow - Stalled on turn and spun hitting house, Cranbrook Road, Hounslow. Capt. John Everard Digby Neale, age 23, killed. 2nd Lt Douglas MacDonald Cleland-Hollamby age 31, killed.

Buried at Heston, St Leonard, Churchyard, Grave E. 21., Middlesex, London, United Kingdom.

NOTE: Listed in Regimental History & Officers Died in the Great War as CLELAND-HOLLAMBY.

CWGC website list the above details under Second Lieutenant Douglas HOLLAMBY.

London Gazette 18th January 1917.

Royal West Kent Regiment - The under mentioned cadets to be temporary 2nd Lieutenants (attached):  19 December 1916.

Douglas Macdonald Cleland-Hollamby.

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